Police Confirm Death of One in Ogun Clash

[Guardian] Abeokuta -The Ogun Police command has confirmed the death of one person in renewed clash between cult groups in Ijebu-Igbo, headquarters of Ijebu North Local Council of the state. An eyewitness account, however, stated that three people were…

[Guardian] Abeokuta -The Ogun Police command has confirmed the death of one person in renewed clash between cult groups in Ijebu-Igbo, headquarters of Ijebu North Local Council of the state. An eyewitness account, however, stated that three people were killed in the conflict, revealing that two of the victims were slain at Ojowo section of the town while the third, identified simply as Owolabi (alias Aburo Obasanjo), was hacked to death at the lorry station in the community around 4:00a.m.

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Anderson, Zverev Advance to Third Round At Madrid Open

[Guardian] South Africa’s Kevin Anderson advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open yesterday when he prevailed over Russia’s Mikhail Kuku shin, 5/7; 7/6 (3); 6/2 on a day second-seeded Alexander Zverev defeated another Russian, Evgeny Donskoy 6/2;…

[Guardian] South Africa's Kevin Anderson advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open yesterday when he prevailed over Russia's Mikhail Kuku shin, 5/7; 7/6 (3); 6/2 on a day second-seeded Alexander Zverev defeated another Russian, Evgeny Donskoy 6/2; 7/5.

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Chief Judge Fixes May 16 for Ruling On Melaye’s Bail Application

[Guardian] Lokoja -The Kogi State Chief Judge, Nasiru Ajana, has fixed May 16 for ruling on the bail application brought by the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye. The presiding judge fixed the date after listening to argum…

[Guardian] Lokoja -The Kogi State Chief Judge, Nasiru Ajana, has fixed May 16 for ruling on the bail application brought by the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye. The presiding judge fixed the date after listening to arguments from his counsel, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) and the prosecution, Alex Iziyon (SAN).

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Federal Government, U.S. Sign MOU On HIV, Hepatitis B, C Survey

[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States (U.S.) to conduct national health indicator and impact survey to determine the accurate number of people infected with HIV in Nigeria.

[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States (U.S.) to conduct national health indicator and impact survey to determine the accurate number of people infected with HIV in Nigeria.

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Okowa Seeks 15% Fund for Oil-Producing Communities

[Guardian] Asaba -As a way of addressing the plight of oil producing communities, DELTA State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has proposed the setting aside of 15 per sent of fund payable to oil host-communities as endowment as against the 20 per cent provided …

[Guardian] Asaba -As a way of addressing the plight of oil producing communities, DELTA State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has proposed the setting aside of 15 per sent of fund payable to oil host-communities as endowment as against the 20 per cent provided in the proposed Host Community Bill.

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‘Big Brother Naija’s Production Team Is Made Up of 90% Nigerians’

[Guardian] Managing Director of MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, in this interview with MARGARET MWANTOK, said the Big Brother Naija show inspires many Nigerians, especially the youths. He spoke on the number of corporate social responsibility (CSR) pro…

[Guardian] Managing Director of MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, in this interview with MARGARET MWANTOK, said the Big Brother Naija show inspires many Nigerians, especially the youths. He spoke on the number of corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects the company has undertaken to create great professionals in various fields of human endeavour.

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El-Rufai, Akeredolu Canvass Use of Indigenous Language, Seek Educational Reform

[Guardian] Akure -Governor Malam Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has called for an overhaul of the country’s educational policy, stressing that there is dire need to adopt indigenous language for all round development.In the same vein, the Ondo State go…

[Guardian] Akure -Governor Malam Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has called for an overhaul of the country's educational policy, stressing that there is dire need to adopt indigenous language for all round development.In the same vein, the Ondo State governor and visitor to the university, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, lauded his Kaduna State counterpart for his audacious revolution in the education sector.

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Moody’s Cuts Nigerian Banks’ Risk Outlook On Rising Oil Prices

[Guardian] The outlook for the Nigerian banking system remains stable, as banks’ foreign currency liquidity risks moderate due to rising oil prices and a more liberal foreign exchange policy, says Moody’s Investors Service in a report published today.

[Guardian] The outlook for the Nigerian banking system remains stable, as banks' foreign currency liquidity risks moderate due to rising oil prices and a more liberal foreign exchange policy, says Moody's Investors Service in a report published today.

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